Patents by Inventor Joseph A. DiCarlo

Joseph A. DiCarlo has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10954112
    Abstract: An apparatus for filling containers with fluid includes a volumetric filling valve. The volumetric filling valve includes a valve stem having a gas valve portion and a fluid valve portion. An interior passageway of the gas valve portion is positioned interior of the valve stem, wherein the interior passageway positioned to supply a quantity of gas to a filling nozzle. A gas valve actuator is mechanically connected to the valve stem, wherein the gas valve actuator controls an activation of the gas valve portion. A fluid valve actuator is mechanically connected to the valve stem, wherein the fluid valve actuator controls an activation of the fluid valve portion. The volumetric filling valve may be positioned within a filling head container with the gas valve portion positioned at least partially within a quantity of gas and the fluid valve portion positioned within a quantity of fluid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: ABC FILLERS, INC.
    Inventors: Joseph A. DiCarlo, Scott G. Little
  • Patent number: 10317173
    Abstract: A dual-adjustable mounting shoe has a shoe body. A middle portion of the shoe body has at least one pocket formed therein. At least one pocket insert is positioned at least partially within the pocket. The pocket insert has a raised tooth positioned along a rear of the shoe body and a forward edge positioned along a front of the shoe body, wherein the at least one pocket insert is movable relative to the shoe body to adjust a position of at least one of the raised tooth and the forward edge relative to the shoe body. At least one fastener is engageable with the at least one pocket insert to secure the at least one pocket insert in a stationary position at least partially within the pocket. The dual-adjustable mounting shoe is usable with both a rear-indexing receptacle and a forward-indexing receptacle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: KNIGHTVISION, LLLP
    Inventors: Joseph DiCarlo, Robert J. McCreight, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20190144251
    Abstract: An apparatus for filling containers with fluid includes a volumetric filling valve. The volumetric filling valve includes a valve stem having a gas valve portion and a fluid valve portion. An interior passageway of the gas valve portion is positioned interior of the valve stem, wherein the interior passageway positioned to supply a quantity of gas to a filling nozzle. A gas valve actuator is mechanically connected to the valve stem, wherein the gas valve actuator controls an activation of the gas valve portion. A fluid valve actuator is mechanically connected to the valve stem, wherein the fluid valve actuator controls an activation of the fluid valve portion. The volumetric filling valve may be positioned within a filling head container with the gas valve portion positioned at least partially within a quantity of gas and the fluid valve portion positioned within a quantity of fluid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2019
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: Joseph A. DiCarlo, Scott G. Little
  • Patent number: 10214406
    Abstract: An apparatus for filling differently sized containers with fluid includes a filling head having a fluid holding area. At least one multi-container filling nozzle connected to the filling head, wherein at least two containers with differently-sized openings are fillable with a quantity of fluid from the fluid holding area without changing the multi-container filling nozzle. Related methods and devices for filing containers with differently-sized openings with fluid without changing a fluid nozzle are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: ABC FILLERS, INC.
    Inventors: Joseph A. DiCarlo, Kenneth E. Damon, Jr., Scott G. Little, Scott Frash, Raymond E. McHugh, Joseph Ryan DiCarlo
  • Patent number: 9622530
    Abstract: An optical device mounting adapter, and system and method for mounting an optical device to a head-worn article are provided. The optical device mounting adapter includes a helmet mount connector. A first arm having a first end is affixed to the helmet mount connector, wherein a second end of the first arm extends away from the helmet mount connector. A second arm is movably attached at a first point to the second end of the first arm, wherein the second arm has an elongated slot formed therein. A mobile support is connected to the second arm, the mobile support having a pin at least partially positioned within the elongated slot, wherein the mobile support is movable along a length of the elongated slot. An optical device connector is affixed to the mobile support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Inventor: Joseph A. DiCarlo
  • Publication number: 20170001848
    Abstract: An apparatus for filling differently sized containers with fluid includes a filling head having a fluid holding area. At least one multi-container filling nozzle connected to the filling head, wherein at least two containers with differently-sized openings are fillable with a quantity of fluid from the fluid holding area without changing the multi-container filling nozzle. Related methods and devices for filing containers with differently-sized openings with fluid without changing a fluid nozzle are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Publication date: January 5, 2017
    Inventors: Joseph A. DiCarlo, Kenneth E. Damon, JR., Scott G. Little, Scott Frash, Raymond E. McHugh, Joseph Ryan DiCarlo
  • Patent number: 9302173
    Abstract: A motorized, wheeled personal vehicle and related methods thereof is provided. The motorized, wheeled personal vehicle includes a deck and at least one truck affixed to the deck. A bushing assembly is interfaced between the at least one truck and the deck. An axle and wheel assembly is rotatably connected to the at least one truck. A motor is affixed to the truck, wherein the motor has a gear extending into a cavity within the truck, wherein the gear is operatively connected to the axle and wheel assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Inventors: Joseph A. DiCarlo, Joseph Ryan DiCarlo
  • Patent number: 9249923
    Abstract: An optical device mounting apparatus and related methods are disclosed. The apparatus includes a base plate with a first fastener positioned through a hole in the base plate, wherein the first fastener is removably engageable with the optical device. A first wall is connected to the base plate and extends in a substantially perpendicular direction from the base plate. A second wall is connected to the base plate and extends in a substantially perpendicular direction from the base plate, wherein the second wall is different from the first wall. A stabilizing fastener is movably engaged within a hole formed within the second wall, wherein a space between the stabilizing fastener and the first wall removably receives a mounting structure of the optical device, wherein the mounting structure of the optical device is contactable by the stabilizing fastener and the first wall when it is received within the space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Inventor: Joseph DiCarlo
  • Publication number: 20150297975
    Abstract: A motorized, wheeled personal vehicle and related methods thereof is provided. The motorized, wheeled personal vehicle includes a deck and at least one truck affixed to the deck. A bushing assembly is interfaced between the at least one truck and the deck. An axle and wheel assembly is rotatably connected to the at least one truck. A motor is affixed to the truck, wherein the motor has a gear extending into a cavity within the truck, wherein the gear is operatively connected to the axle and wheel assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2015
    Publication date: October 22, 2015
    Inventors: Joseph A. DiCarlo, Joseph Ryan DiCarlo
  • Publication number: 20150253563
    Abstract: A mounting system latch apparatus and related methods are provided. The apparatus includes a mounting shoe receiving structure. A locking device is movably mounted proximate to the mounting shoe receiving structure, wherein the locking device is movable in at least a first direction through an upper plane of the mounting shoe receiving structure. A latch handle is movably mounted proximate to the locking device, wherein an engaging structure of the latch handle contacts the locking device, and wherein the latch handle is movable in at least a second direction to engage movement of the locking device in the first direction, wherein the second direction is substantially perpendicular to the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2015
    Publication date: September 10, 2015
    Inventor: Joseph A. DiCarlo
  • Patent number: 9121544
    Abstract: An adjustable mounting shoe and related methods is disclosed. The adjustable mounting shoe includes a shoe body. A middle portion of the shoe body has a pocket formed therein. A pocket insert is positioned at least partially within the pocket. The pocket insert has a raised edge, wherein the pocket insert is movable relative to the shoe body. At least one fastener is engageable with the pocket insert to secure the pocket insert in a stationary position at least partially within the pocket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2015
    Inventor: Joseph DiCarlo
  • Patent number: 8862547
    Abstract: A method of managing backup records is provided. A central server receives, across a network, the contents of a first backup catalog from a first backup server as well as the contents of a second (distinct) backup catalog from a second backup server. The central server also extracts backup records from the first backup catalog and the second backup catalog and places the contents of each extracted backup record into a central backup catalog on the central server. Software for carrying out the method is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: ELM Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Eric Scott Kramer, Michael David Kramer, Leonard Joseph DiCarlo
  • Publication number: 20140237708
    Abstract: An optical device mounting adapter, and system and method for mounting an optical device to a head-worn article are provided. The optical device mounting adapter includes a helmet mount connector. A first arm having a first end is affixed to the helmet mount connector, wherein a second end of the first arm extends away from the helmet mount connector. A second arm is movably attached at a first point to the second end of the first arm, wherein the second arm has an elongated slot formed therein. A mobile support is connected to the second arm, the mobile support having a pin at least partially positioned within the elongated slot, wherein the mobile support is movable along a length of the elongated slot. An optical device connector is affixed to the mobile support.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2014
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Inventor: Joseph A. DiCarlo
  • Publication number: 20140239146
    Abstract: An optical device mounting apparatus and related methods are disclosed. The apparatus includes a base plate with a first fastener positioned through a hole in the base plate, wherein the first fastener is removably engageable with the optical device. A first wall is connected to the base plate and extends in a substantially perpendicular direction from the base plate. A second wall is connected to the base plate and extends in a substantially perpendicular direction from the base plate, wherein the second wall is different from the first wall. A stabilizing fastener is movably engaged within a hole formed within the second wall, wherein a space between the stabilizing fastener and the first wall removably receives a mounting structure of the optical device, wherein the mounting structure of the optical device is contactable by the stabilizing fastener and the first wall when it is received within the space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2013
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: American Creative Machine Enterprise, LLC
    Inventor: Joseph DiCarlo
  • Publication number: 20140239138
    Abstract: An adjustable mounting shoe and related methods is disclosed. The adjustable mounting shoe includes a shoe body. A middle portion of the shoe body has a pocket formed therein. A pocket insert is positioned at least partially within the pocket. The pocket insert has a raised edge, wherein the pocket insert is movable relative to the shoe body. At least one fastener is engageable with the pocket insert to secure the pocket insert in a stationary position at least partially within the pocket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2013
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: American Creative Machine Enterprise, LLC
    Inventor: Joseph DiCarlo
  • Patent number: 8408155
    Abstract: A marine vessel comprising: a command module; first and second buoyant tubular foils; and first and second struts for connecting the first and second buoyant tubular foils to the command module, respectively; wherein the first and second buoyant tubular foils provide substantially all of the buoyancy required for the marine vessel; and wherein the marine vessel further comprises first and second engines enclosed within the first and second buoyant tubular foils, respectively, and first and second propulsion units connected to the first and second engines, respectively, for moving the marine vessel through the water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2013
    Assignee: Juliet Marine Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory E. Sancoff, Joseph A. DiCarlo
  • Patent number: 8196375
    Abstract: A tube capper and decapper and method of using the same. The tube capper includes a handheld housing that supports a one-dimensional array of spindles. Each spindle is shaped to receive a cap. A drive mechanism rotates each spindle of the one-dimensional array in unison for capping or decapping a corresponding one-dimensional array of tubes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2012
    Assignee: Matrix Technologies Corporation
    Inventors: Jonathan Kohanski, Daniel J. Seguin, Joseph DiCarlo, Louis Franzini
  • Publication number: 20110289889
    Abstract: A tube capper and decapper and method of using the same. The tube capper includes a handheld housing that supports a one-dimensional array of spindles. Each spindle is shaped to receive a cap. A drive mechanism rotates each spindle of the one-dimensional array in unison for capping or decapping a corresponding one-dimensional array of tubes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2010
    Publication date: December 1, 2011
    Applicant: MATRIX TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jonathan Kohanski, Daniel J. Seguin, Joseph DiCarlo, Louis Franzini
  • Publication number: 20110250508
    Abstract: A positive electrode material is provided which is a blended combination of lithium nickel cobalt oxide (and aluminum substituted compounds thereof) and lithium nickel manganese cobalt oxide. Also provided Is a non-aqueous electrolyte lithium secondary battery having high specific capacity and good thermal stability characteristics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2009
    Publication date: October 13, 2011
    Inventors: Jordan K. Lampert, Joseph DiCarlo, Kirill Bramnik, Prashant Chintawar
  • Patent number: D821133
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: ABC FILLERS, INC.
    Inventor: Joseph A. DiCarlo